Betty Wilkinson, a founding member of the Fenelon Station Gallery died peacefully on December 25th, at Ross Memorial Hospital. Betty, a local resident of Rosedale and fiber artist enjoyed working with natural fibers to create classic household articles and apparel using heritage skills. As a spinner, weaver, knitter, rug hooker and instructor, she often used hand spun yarns to create her works of art. She enjoyed discussing the historical significance of these skills and demonstrating how spinning wheels and looms are operated.
Betty will be greatly missed by the Art Community and the numerous friends and associates she has made during her active life.
A Memorial Service will be held on January 5th, at Christ Church of Coboconk at 1 p.m.
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